Public VIP buses in Myanmar are a very good alternative to the expensive domestic flights. Comfortable seats with leaning back and legs support, complimentary bottled water, air-conditioning, free covers, excellent service on board and a very reasonable price – all this is about public VIP buses. We have included transportation by bus into our Essential itinerary around Myanmar, designed for those who are traveling on a low budget.

Summary of the tour :

Duration : 8 days / 7  nights

Best time for visits : all year round

Itinerary : Yangon – Bagan – Mountain Popa – Inle lake – Pindaya cave – Yangon

Basic hotels :


3 star hotels

3+/4 star hotels

4+/5 star hotels



Best Western Green Hill

Kandawdgyi Palace


Sky Palace

Myanmar Treasure Resort

Bagan Thiripyitsayar Sanctuary Resort

Inle lake


Amazing Nyaung Shwe

Pristine Lotus Resort & Spa


Package includes:

  • Accommodation  (double/twin room shared room)
  • Breakfast in the hotels
  • All transfers and transportation by private a/c car
  • Public VIP bus tickets (Yangon – Bagan, Bagan – Inle lake, Inle lake – Yangon)
  • All entrance and zone fees, according to the program
  • Private boat for the tour around the Inle lake
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Assistance of the Radiant Tours & Travels team 24h/24, 7d/7

Package does not include:

  • International flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Visa fees
  • Optional visits and services not mentioned in the above program
  • Compulsory surcharges for Christmas, New Year and Myanmar Water Festival (April) depending on the hotels
  • Photo- and video camera fees
  • Tips and personal expenses


Day 1 Yangon arrival

Arrival to Yangon. Meeting with guide and transfer to hotel.

Half-day city tour in Yangon. Free evening and overnight in Yangon.


Day 2 Yangon  - Bagan

Full day city tour in Yangon.

In the evening - transfer to the bus station. Public VIP night bus to Bagan.


Day 3 Bagan

Early morning arrival to Bagan. Full day sigh seeing in Bagan.

Free evening and overnight in Bagan.


Day 4 Mountain Popa

One day return tour to the Mountain Popa (monastery Taung Kalat and Mountain Popa National park)

Free evening and overnight in Bagan.


Day 5 Bagan - Inle lake

Transfer from Bagan to the Inle lake by public VIP bus.

Free evening and overnight in the Inle lake.


Day 6 Inle lake

Full day boat tour around the Inle lake.

Free evening and overnight in Inle.


Day 7 Inle lake - Pindaya cave - Yangon

Half-day return trip to the Pindaya cave. Visit of the Shan Umbrella prooduction workshop on the way.

In the late afternoon - return to Nyaung Shwe. Night bus to Yangon


Day 8 Yangon

Early morning arrival to Yangon. End of the services

Available departures

Prices are valid for the high season period 01/10/2017 - 31/03/2018, EXCEPT FOR CHRISTMAS, NEW YEAR and MYANMAR WATER FESTIVAL HOLIDAYS. Prices presented on the website are based on 2 person traveling, double/twin sharing in 3 star hotels. Upgrade for 3+/4 star hotels = 230 USD / person. Upgrade for 4+/5 star hotels = 685 USD / person. Prices are for your information only and are subject to change. Final price will be confirmed by our consultants upon request. If you are traveling with children, please, contact our team in order to get children's price. Hotels' list is for your information only and subject to change depending on the availability. If you are traveling during Christmas, New Year or Myanmar Water Festival (April), surcharges could apply depending on the hotels. Please, contact our team for more information at or

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This tour is repeated every week on multiple days.


Inle Lake

Inle LakeInle Lake, the second largest lake in Myanmar, is situated in the picturesque mountain area in the north-east of the country. Wonderful landscapes, unusual floating gardens and markets and the unique one-leg rowing style of the local people from the Intha tribe make the lake notorious all over the world.Read more


BaganBagan is one of the world’s three major Buddhist sites, a candidate to inscription into the UNESCO World Heritage list and one of the main symbols of the country, often called “The heart of Myanmar”. Once the capital of the legendary Pagan Kingdom, Bagan concentrates more than 2000 stupas and temples dated back as early Read more


YangonFormer capital of Myanmar, Yangon is the commercial hub and cultural center of the country. Thanks to its impressive colonial architecture, thriving Chinese and Indian quarters, evergreen parks and picturesque lakes, Yangon has the reputation of one of the most attractive and charming cities in Asia.Read more


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